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Home Farm Cottage

from £138 /night help Price for guests, Nights

Excellent 5/5

5 reviews

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Gorgeous Cotswolds Farmhouse holiday home

Farmhouse / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 5

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Farmhouse / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 5

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

Beautiful fully furnished two bedroom short let in Bladon, Oxfordshire with all utilities included and weekly linen change. Fully equipped for a short or long stay.

Home Farm Cottage offers guests all the joys of the beautiful Oxfordshire countryside with all the benefits of modern, luxury living. This former farmhouse was lovingly restored in 2013 and has been decorated in a beautiful French country cottage style. The cottage is set in a tranquil and calm location, set away from the road by a large drive and a lovely garden. One of the major benefits of the cottage is that the front is south facing and light streams in through the large windows. The owners of the property, Kelvin and Kate, live in the adjoining property and share the driveway. They are on hand to answer any questions or queries and love welcoming their guests to Home Farm Cottage.

The cottage comprises of a large, fully fitted and equipped farmhouse kitchen with dining table and seating for upto 6 people. The living room has sumptuous sofas and a real fire, the perfect place to relax after a long day discovering the Oxfordshire countryside. The staircase winds up to the 1st floor with a study area and desk. From the landing are the two generously sized twin and double bedrooms, carpeted and comfortably furnished. The double bedroom is fitted with a king sized French double bed, the twin room with two comfortable single beds. Both bedrooms have en suite bathrooms, one with a shower over the bath, the other with a separate shower cubicle. A folding bed can be arranged for a 5th guest in either bedroom.

• WiFi internet

• Large double and twin bedrooms, both en suite

• Folding bed available for 5th guest

• Fully equipped kitchen with fridge/freezer, microwave and utensils

• Beautiful rural location

• Blenheim Palace within walking distance

• Shops and restaurants in Woodstock within close proximity

• Dining table and seating for upto 6 people.

• Off street parking

• Centrally heated throughout

Bladon and Woodstock are historical places just 9 miles from Oxford city centre. The Cotswold stone buildings and houses create a picture postcard scene on both a summer's day and a snowy evening. Woodstock has a supermarket and range of shops and restaurants offering all you should need for an extended stay in the area. There are many things to do locally including various countryside walks, fishing and use of Woodstocks open-air swimming pool, all just a short walk away. Regular buses take you into Oxford city centre, famous for its historical architecture, famous colleges and great high street shops. The world famous Bicester Village Shopping Outlet is also just a short bus ride away.

A trip to Bladon wouldn't be complete without a visit to historical Blenheim Palace and it's 2000 acres of beautiful parkland. Blenheim Palace was the birth place of Winston Churchill and is one of the best examples of 18th century architecture and landscaping on a grand scale, becoming a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the 1980s. The palace is surrounded by Capability Brown designed grounds including beautiful lakes, historical bridges and gardens. The palace itself has year round events from antiques fairs to historical exhibitions and national shows and guests can enjoy the large gift shop as well as relaxing in one of the restaurants, delis, cafes or even the Champagne bar.

Local Amenities

Located in the village of Bladon, near Woodstock, Home Farm Cottage is 20 minutes drive to the centre of Oxford, a couple of minutes from Woodstock and 15 minutes to the pleasant market town of Witney. There are small supermarkets in Woodstock and nearby Long Hanborough. In the town of Witney you can find several supermarkets including Waitrose, Sainsbury and Tesco. There are two swimming pools within a 15 minute drive, and several golf courses.

Things to do in the area

• Visit Sir Winston Churchill's grave. You will find it in the grounds of the small 15th century Bladon church, just a few minutes walk away from the cottage. It is very modest, but exquisitely well kept.

• Explore the exquisite Blenheim Palace and Estate

• Visit the Butterfly Farm and pleasure gardens in the grounds of Blenheim, they are great for children.

• Explore the town of Woodstock, it has some great shops, pubs and restaurants.

• Explore Oxford, the university colleges and museums are a highlight.

• Take a walk along the river Thames.

• Take a day trip to London.

Size Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month)
Nearest Amenities 2 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

General Central heating, Wi-Fi available
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 En suites
Furniture Double beds (1), Single beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 5
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, Shared garden
Access Parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users

The Oxfordshire region

Located in the village of Bladon, near Woodstock, Home Farm Cottage is 20 minutes drive to the centre of Oxford, a couple of minutes from Woodstock and 15 minutes to the pleasant market town of Witney. There are small supermarkets in Woodstock and nearby Long Hanborough. In the town of Witney you can find several supermarkets including Waitrose, Sainsbury and Tesco. There are two swimming pools within a 15 minute drive, and several golf courses.

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26 Oct 2014

5/5

"Charming village, spacious flat"

We loved our stay at the Home Farm Cottage. We had four adults on vacation visiting my son at Oxford. There was plenty of room for all of us and ample privacy. The kitchen is very large and well stocked with everything we needed to cook in or bring food in. The furniture is all comfortable, sturdy and plentiful. The bedrooms are quite large and well furnished. We met Kelvin, our host, and his lovely family the first night we arrived. He showed us around the house and explained all the features. The wood stove was stocked with wood and matches, and the warm fire in the mornings provided a nice atmosphere. Some of the windows are not sealed well but this is to be expected on a house this age. I expect it could be more of an issue in the winter, though we really didn't have any trouble keeping warm in late October. One of the showers is a little unusual and care must be taken to avoid collecting water on the floor and in the window sill. But all the plumbing and bathroom fixtures are quite modern and appear to be in great shape. My son stayed overnight with us for a couple of nights, and Kelvin was very accommodating providing extra linens, towels and pillows for use with a cot which we noticed in the back storage. There's a lovely pub within walking distance about 100 yards down the road. The food there is quite decent, better than we expected, and the proprietor is very friendly. Blenheim Palace can be accessed just around the corner from the pub on foot and there are many paths available for running or walking. We found it a bit harrowing to turn out of the driveway onto the main road without scraping the fence posts, but that is probably more to do with our unfamiliarity the large rental car and right-hand driving than anything else. A convex mirror across the road might be helpful to better observe oncoming traffic, though. The flat is very tastefully decorated in the style of a period farm house, but the fixtures and conveniences are all modern and in good working order. The house is in a residential area. The road out front gets a lot of traffic, but the large front yard is enclosed by a fence and the traffic noise was never issue for us.

26 Oct 2014

5/5

"A super place to stay"

Home Farm Cottage is a lovely place to stay with great en suite rooms, very well appointed and very comfortable. Really liked the character and feel of the house. All things were in place for us including a welcome basket and beautiful flowers and the owners are incredibly helpful and welcoming. Lots to do in the area and good transport links. Nearby shops and restaurants and a pub within walking distance too. Some road noise but quiet at night.

9 Sep 2014

5/5

"Perfect tranquil property with everything you need"

We booked a last minute stay at the Home Farm Cottage and couldn't have been more pleased with our stay. Kelvin was most welcoming and even managed to organise some basic provisions (tea, coffee, milk, eggs etc), despite having such little notice of our arrival! The home itself is fantastic, very large with lovely decorations, incredibly comfortable beds and a fully equipped kitchen. The location is right next to Blenheim Castle and within easy distance of Woodstock which has lovely pubs and restaurants (which Kelvin recommended some great ones for us to sample). Overall, an excellent stay and we would love to go back for a longer trip next time!

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